Horripilation

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Horripilation

(Science: medicine) a real or fancied bristling of the hair of the head or body, resulting from disease, terror, chilliness, etc.

Origin: L. Horripilatio, fr. Horripilare to bristle; horrere to bristle _ pilus the hair: cf. F. Horripilation.

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